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- A t-shirt's unique design starts somewhere. WAUSAU For one Wausau woman, it is right in her basement home studio. It's all handwork and a green machine press for self-taught screen printer Britnie Remer and her business, Wicked Good Vibes. Intrigue got Britnie started back in 2015. It was a trial and error process at first. "It gave me time to grow into what I wanted to be and figure out what it was that I wanted to do specifically," says Remer. Things started to pick up when she sold at her first market in Iowa a couple of years ago. "It kind of opened doors to all these new potential customers I didn't know about." She sometimes spends 15 or 16 hours screen printing in her home studio. Wicked Good Vibes has pretty much shipped to every single state, and even a couple of places in Europe. "Every single order that I get, even here in Wausau... I am so thankful and so surprised every day." For more info on Wicked Good Vibes Apparel, click below.
- A man killed in northeastern Minnesota used to be the director of the Native American Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. CARLTON, MINNESOTA 57 year old Andrew Gokee of Wisconsin Rapids was shot in the head over the weekend at his brother's house.
- Hunters can decide whether to keep their turkey or donate it to families in need. WOODRUFF The DNR started a turkey donation program last year with hopes of expanding it this spring.
- From here on out, Mosinee's Kevin Osterbrink will plow snow with a Stormy Kromer hat on his head--and a Stormy Kromer pattern on his plow. MOSINEE Osterbrink entered his wife, Kayla Cisler-Osterbrink, in a prize drawing from Stormy Kromer and BOSS Snowplow. Her entry won, and BOSS delivered the red plaid patterned snowplow on Friday in Mosinee. "I was tapping maple trees, and my wife showed up and said I had some homework to do because she won the plow," Osterbrink said, remembering how he found out they won. "The first thing I told her was, 'That's the last thing I need, more work to do.' She said, 'Well, I think you want to do this, because you just won the Stormy Kromer plow," Osterbrink said.
- Police released the name of man found dead at a Marathon City motel last week. MARATHON COUNTY
28-year-old Brian Kienast was reported missing from Adams County on November 22, 2017.
According to the press release, Kienast had been in Marathon City during the week of Thanksgiving.
The Marathon County Sheriff's Office are asking people for information about Kienast.
If anyone saw or had contact with Kienast since last November please contact the sheriff's office.
- When you grab a bowl out of your cupboard, it probably came from a big box store. EAGLE RIVER You won't find those at The Warehouse Art Center in Eagle River. These are hand-thrown bowls made right in the ceramic studio.
- Oneida County needs more foster care homes. Right now, there are nine licensed foster homes in the area, most of which are full according to the county's social services department. RHINELANDER Foster Care Coordinator Rachel Nelson says that in Oneida County there are 24 children currently living in foster homes. The department participated in a statewide foster care recruitment project last fall, and discovered just how great the need is.